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The bane of every college applicant: the admissions essay.
The Origins of Everything
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'Mike! How the heck are you?' - 'The usual, Pete! Spiritually and emotionally empty, my personal life is a shambles, and I'm near-suicidal!
"My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!"
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With enrollment declining, Dawson College looked for creative ways to attract new students.
"I got an 'A' in hopelessness and a 'B' in missed opportunities."
The United States of Amazement
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"Your kids have left and gone on to lives of their own..." a dog yelps while his owner runs away.
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'Are you through with the Financial Section?'
"He's done it all. There's nothing left to draw."
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"You can't blame everything on the bossa nova."
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'Minutes from the last meeting: Hopkins said, damn it to hell, Thompson said, we've had it, Tomano said, The Lord help us all, Jensen said, I'm outta here!'
"I just don't think I can stand it anymore!"
Abandon All Hope, Ye Who Enter Here (If you have already abandoned all hope please disregard this notice.)
"Everybody else's problems are better than mine."
"It could be worse, you could have a life-threatening disease."
"The endless string of budget cuts are making things impossible. It's the worst part of this job. Having to spread so much time with people at the very end of their tether...people with no hope, no optimism for the future...people in a state of despair! A
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'I don't know what's the matter with me! All my prophecies have to do with pollution, whatever that is.'
'You are my sunshine, my only sunshine, you make me happy, when skies are gray...'
Man climbs a ladder only to find the word HELP.
The world coming to an end
Tomorrow's another day, he thought, unless I get lucky and sleep right through it.
"If you're going to write I think you have to draw upon your own experience."
"I just don't think I can stand it anymore...being constantly surrounded by people on the endge of despair, people with no hope fore the future!"
"How's your book coming?"
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